Category Archives: Consumer

STMicroelectronics Outlines Always-On 6-Axis Ultra-Performance Accelerometer/Gyroscope Combo that Drops the Power/Space Bar

New power-efficient, low-noise device is ideally suited to Internet of Things, wearable, indoor navigation, and handheld applications Geneva, September 9, 2014 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, the world’s top MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) manufacturer and the leading supplier of MEMS for consumer and mobile applications 1, […]

BMI055 6-axis inertial sensor

General description The BMI055 is an ultra-small, 6 axis inertial sensor, consisting of: A digital, triaxial 12bit acceleration sensor and a digital, triaxial 16bit, ±2000°/s gyroscope. The BMI055 allows very low-noise measurement of angular rates and accelerations in 3 perpendicular axes and thus senses tilt, motion, shock and vibration in cellular phones, handhelds, computer peripherals, […]

BNO055 – Sensor Fusion in a package

General Description The BNO055 is the first in a new family of Application Specific Sensor Nodes (ASSN) implementing an intelligent 9-axis “Absolute Orientation Sensor”, which includes sensors and sensor fusion in a single package. The BNO055 is a System in Package (SiP), integrating a triaxial 12-bit accelerometer, a triaxial 16-bit gyroscope with a range of […]

BMX055 – Small, versatile 9-axis sensor module

The absolute orientation sensor BMX055 is a very small, 9-axis sensor, consisting of a triaxial 12bit acceleration sensor, a triaxial 16bit, ±2000°/s gyroscope and a triaxial geomagnetic sensor. The BMX055 allows accurate measurement of angular rate, acceleration and geomagnetic fields in 3 perpendicular axes within one device. Applications Navigation (in-door), dead-reckoning Augmented reality Human-machine interface […]

L2G3IS MEMS motion sensor: two-axis digital output gyroscope for optical image stabilization

The L2G3IS is a two-axis MEMS gyroscope for optical image stabilization applications. It includes a sensing element and an IC interface capable of providing the measured angular rate to the external world through an SPI digital interface. The unique sensing element is manufactured using a dedicated micromachining process developed by STMicroelectronics to produce inertial sensors […]

L2G2IS MEMS motion sensor: two-axis digital output gyroscope for gaming and OIS

The L2G2IS is a two-axis MEMS gyroscope for optical image stabilization applications. It includes a sensing element and an IC interface capable of providing the measured angular rate to the external world through an SPI digital interface. The unique sensing element is manufactured using a dedicated micromachining process developed by STMicroelectronics to produce inertial sensors […]

STMicro and TriQuint capitalize on iPhone and iPad MEMS design wins in 2010, says iSuppli

Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 8 February 2011] Capitalizing on their design wins in Apple’s iPhone 4 and iPad, semiconductor suppliers STMicroelectronics and TriQuint in 2010 achieved industry-leading growth in the global market for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) in consumer electronics and mobile devices, according to IHS iSuppli. TriQuint’s revenues in this area expanded by 778.6% […]